PLATINUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019


PLATINUM homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy PLATINUM


      Bruised or cramp-like pains, especially in the extremities; Dull, shooting or pressing-inward pains. A paralytic numbness or rigidity of various parts, usually with coldness. General paralytic weakness and weariness, even tremulousness of the whole body, especially during rest. The pains generally begin slight, increase gradually, and disappear slowly. Symptoms (<)in the evening and during rest. The pains generally begin slight, increase gradually, and disappear slowly, Symptoms (<) in the evening and during rest.

Clinical. Useful for th effects of fright or anger. Hysterical spasms from nervous excitement, with constriction of internal parts (globus hystericus). Alternations of anesthesia and hyperaesthesia.


      Extreme anxiety , with dread of approaching death; with trembling of the extremities and flushes of heat; oppression of breath and palpitation; or with inconsolable weeping. Morose and discontented mood; (<) being spoken to. Quarrelsome and hasty. Very lively, felt like dancing, with sudden change to seeping. An arrogant, contemptuous mood; looks down upon people as beneath her. Illusions; objects really look too small; even people seem physically and mentally inferior. Sudden alternations of mental and emotional symptoms with physical.


      Cramp-like or constrictive pains in the head especially about the forehead, increasing and decreasing gradually. Vertigo., (<) descending, even sitting down. A feeling of numbness in the fore parts of the head, (<) warm room or in the company of people, with fretful impatience. A cramp-like tension in the temples as if they were screwed together, with numbness. Formication on the temples, extending down to lower jaw, with coldness. Numbness and a feeling of contraction on vertex as from a weight. The scalp, especially of the fore part of the head, seems, contracted.


      Cramp-like pain in the orbits; twitchings and convulsive tremblings of the lids. A feeling of coldness in the eyes. Objects seem smaller than they really are.


      Cramp-like twinges in the ears. A feeling of numbness of the ears, which extends to the cheeks and lips. Roaring and rumblings as of wagons, in the ears.


      Painful, cramp-like numbness on the malar bones. The sides of the head and face seem screwed together with tense numbness. Coldness, especially about the mouth.


      Toothache like a numbness, especially in the morning after rising. Tongue feels burnt, with crawling.


      Ravenous hunger, with hasty eating. Empty eructations. Persistent nausea, with anxiety and weakness. Fermentation in the stomach with numerous flatulent symptoms. Constrictive pain as if the pit of the stomach were tightly laced.


      Pressure in the lower abdomen, extending downward to the genitals, as during menstruation, with ill humor. Drawing in both groins, coming from the small of the back.

Rectum and Stool

      Sensation of weakness in the abdominal muscles as if stool could not be evacuated. Constipation, feces hard and dry, as if burnt, with great effort. A feeling of a heavy weight in rectum, which cannot be evacuated.

Sexual Organs

      Sensitiveness of he sexual organs, with voluptuous crawling in the back and abdomen. Dragging in female organs like prolapsus. Painful sensitiveness of the external genitals alternating with anesthesia. Unnatural sexual desire, amounting to nymphomania. Menstruation too early and profuse, flow clotted.

Clinical. Satyriasis or nymphomania, associated with extreme sensitiveness or numbness of the external female organs. Sexual melancholia. Various uterine and ovarian disease, with dragging to the genitals and external sensitiveness, with melancholia or hysterical symptoms, as above.


      Cramp-like constriction or weight, causing deep breathing. Weakness as if she could not breathe deeply enough. A nervous, dry cough, with dyspnoea or palpitation.

Neck and Back

      A tense numbness in the nape, with weakness; head sinks forward. Bruised pain in small of back, especially from pressure or bending backward. Numbness of the coccyx when sitting down as if it had been injured.


      Paralytic drawing; a feeling of weakness in the arms. A feeling of rigidity in the forearms. Trembling of the hands, with numbness. a feeling of tightness of the thighs as if bound. Tremulous numbness of the legs, with rigidity. The feet and toes feel tightly bound.


      Localized coldness, on the right side of the face and on other parts. Sudden flushes of heat, particularly in the face.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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